Day: December 21, 2014

OT: Greensleeves- Africa brass- John Coltrane

OT: Ribeiro San Clodio 2013

My suggestion for the coming holidays, a young white wine with great flavour and rich in contrasts, to pair with fish and shellfish. 

  • DSCN7148 Winery: Bodega San Clodio – Producciones Amodiño, S.L. Cubilledo, Gomariz, 32420 Leiro, Ourense, Spain
  • Phone: +34988488741
  • Winemaker: Maria Vidal
  • Website: under construction
  • Brand: San Clodio 2013
  • DO: Ribeiro 
  • Type: Young white wine 12,5%  aged on lees for 2 months
  • Grapes Variety: San Clodio is a blend of indigenous varietals, including 70% Treixadura and the rest small amounts of Godello, Loureira, Torrontés and Albariño.
  • Vineyards: 9 has.
  • Bottle Size: 75.0 cl.
  • Price: Between 9,00 and 10,00 €
  • My wine rating: 9.5/10

Producciones Amodiño, S.L. is owned by Spanish filmmaker Jose Luis Cuerda. Gerry Dawes wrote about this wine at Gerry Dawes’s Spain: An Insider’s Guide to Spanish Food, Wine, Culture and Travel, Galicia’s Green Gold: White Wines from Native Spanish Grapes. San Clodio and José Luís Cuerda were featured in a three-page, front page lead article in The Sunday’s New York Times Travel Section on August 27. ttp://travel.nytimes.com/2007/08/26/travel/26galicia.html.

Merry Christmas

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The family has begun to arrive to our house to celebrate Christmas. Begoña and I will be busy in our role as hosts. The Game’s Afoot will take a short break. Meanwhile, I would like to wish to all visitors, usual or occasional, of this blog

Merry Christmas!!!